Long, Frank Belknap
Title John Carstairs: Space Detective.
Book Condition Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).
Edition First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Publisher Ramble House/Surinam Turtle Press. 2012.
Seller ID 42134
Collection of linked sf stories, first published in 1949. New introduction by Richard A. Lupoff. Surinam Turtle Press no 35.
''the post-World War Two years saw a change of emphasis in the author's long career, with much more sf being written and published, beginning with John Carstairs: Space Detective (coll of linked stories 1949) which, with ''The Ether Robots'' (December 1942 Thrilling Wonder) and ''The Heavy Man'' (April 1943 Thrilling Wonder), formed a series about John Carstairs, detective and biological expert'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).